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STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, 14TH CIRCUIT-ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY-UNDER MILLION - 21000132

Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: PANAMA CITY, FL, US, 32402

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Requisition No: 51944 

Agency: Justice Administrative Commission

Working Title: STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, 14TH CIRCUIT-ASSISTANT STATE ATTORNEY-UNDER MILLION - 21000132

Position Number: 21000132 

Salary:  $45,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 02/10/2019 

Office of State Attorney, 14th Judicial Circuit.

Applications are not accepted through the People First Electronic system.  Employment Application and Authorization to Release Information may be obtained from our website at:  http://sa14.fl.gov/careers-opportunities/.  These should be emailed along with resume and cover letter to:  SA_businessoffice@sa14.fl.gov.  Alternatively, they may be mailed to:  Office of State Attorney, 14th Judicial Circuit, Attention:  Human Resources,  P. O. Box 1040, Panama City, FL  32402.

The State Attorney's Office, 14th Judicial Circuit, seeks an entry-level attorney for a position as an Assistant State Attorney in a misdemeanor division.  Assistant State Attorneys are responsible for prosecuting criminal cases for the Fourteenth Judicial Circuit.  Applicant must be a member of the Florida Bar in good standing.

The annual salary for an entry-level attorney admitted to the Florida Bar is $45,000, and comes with State of Florida Attorney benefit package.  The comprehensive benefit package includes: 
State of Florida Retirement:  3 percent employee salary contribution required
Nine Paid holidays
Health and Life Insurance 
Additional supplemental insurances available 

Attorney responsibilities include, but are not limited to: prosecutorial criminal casework requiring preparation of legal documents, legal research, taking of depositions, and interviewing of witnesses, victims and other parties to ascertain facts of case for prosecution.   Trial work includes case preparation for court presentation, examining and cross-examining witnesses/defendants/victims, and summarizing cases for presentation for jury and non-jury trials. 

The duties of the position require proficient management of detailed case work and the ability to use office computer software and equipment.  Applicant must have knowledge and ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.  Duties also require the employee to perform various frequent and repetitive actions/duties, in use of computer programs/keyboard and telephone.  Travel may be required. 

Applicants considered for employment will be required to pass comprehensive background check including fingerprinting and drug testing.  The State Attorney's Office supports a Drug-Free workplace.  All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.  We hire only U.S. Citizens and those lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.  The State Attorney's Office participates in the U.S. Government's Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify).  E-Verify is a program that electronically confirms an employee's eligibility to work in the United States after completion of the Employment Eligibility Verification Form (I-9). 

The State Attorney's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace. The State Attorney's Office has a harassment-free workplace policy and professional conduct requirement.  Employees must practice safe workplace procedures and follow policies and procedures regarding confidentiality and honesty.  The duties require professional interaction with the public, law enforcement entities, and office staff.  Employees must maintain satisfactory work attendance and job performance level.

State employees are required to participate in the State of Florida Direct Deposit Program and contribute 3% of monthly gross (pre-tax) to the Florida Retirement System.

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority.  Notification must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.  
Agency Head:  Glenn Hess, State Attorney 
Employment is "At Will" and non-contracted. 
Employer is a member of Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association and FPAA Pay Plan.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


Nearest Major Market: Panama City